Yes, men are not the only ones being accused of sexual misconduct. If you recall, allegations were made against Ellen DeGeneres, but unlike the allegations made at men, she did not lose her job.
However, allegations against another woman is costing her the chance to fun for a seat in the UN House of Representatives.
Andrea Ramsey, formerly the Executive VP of Human Resources with LabOne, was the target of a sexual harassment lawsuit which was settled out of court and the case dismissed. After she announced her candidacy for Congress, information of the settlement was discovered and made public, resulting in her withdrawal from the political race.
(Kansas City Star) – Andrea Ramsey, a Democratic candidate for Congress, will drop out of the race after The Kansas City Star asked her about accusations in a 2005 lawsuit that she sexually harassed and retaliated against a male subordinate who said he had rejected her advances.
Multiple sources with knowledge of the case told The Star that the man reached a settlement with LabOne, the company where Ramsey was executive vice president of human resources. Court documents show that the man, Gary Funkhouser, and LabOne agreed to dismiss the case permanently after mediation in 2006.
Ramsey, a 56-year-old retired business executive from Leawood, was one of the Democratic candidates vying to challenge Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder in 2018 in Kansas’ 3rd District.
She was running with the endorsement of Emily’s List, a liberal women’s group that has raised more than a half-million dollars to help female candidates who support abortion rights…
The lesson learned is that if you have any intention of every running for any political office, you had better make sure there are no skeletons in your closets, or anything in your past that you don’t want the public to know about, because it will be discovered and used against you. Not only can it kill your political aspirations, but it can also end up ruining your employment and family.